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Cyclone Fani has left destruction in its wake, not even sparing the trees of the coastal districts in Odisha. The infobox says 2.36 billion USD. On May 3 2019, Cyclone Fani made landfall near the city of Puri, on the east coast of India. People were repeatedly advised over all forms of media not to panic and given clear “do and don’ts”. Early recovery efforts were successful in restoring water systems and avoiding major disease outbreaks. This was equivalent to a Category Four hurricane. The road of recovery will be a challenging one. Cyclone Fani, a severe cyclonic storm, made landfall impact on Friday, May 3, 2019 around 8.00 a.m. south of Puri on the Odisha coast. It’s then crucial that people follow the protocols in place when the warnings come in. Cyclone Fani has, however, left a fury of damage to properties and public infrastructure. These were successfully used in managing cyclone Phailin in 2013 (a storm five times the size of hurricane Katrina), cyclone Hudhud in 2014 and cyclone Fani. Communicated clear, accurate, actionable messages around evacuation and shelter which provided time for citizens to evacuate and instructions about how and where to evacuate to. The same year, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas with winds of 130mph and caused devastating flooding. Fani is the most severe cyclone to hit Odisha since the year 1999. In particular, a greater focus on protecting livelihoods at the community level, where the impacts of natural hazards are felt most immediately, is clearly needed. To put the death toll in perspective, the 1999 Odisha cyclone (which had 155mph winds) killed 9,658 people and caused US$2.5 billion in damages in the state. This mammoth exercise involved more than 45,000 volunteers. Moving at a roaring speed of 205 km/h, Fani is being suspected to cause massive damages in the upcoming hours. An early warning and evacuation success story. Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall Friday in India's Odisha state. Disaster Relief And Rehabilitation (Cyclone Fani) Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. – … The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Heavy rains and high winds continue to threaten the lives and livelihoods of residents of Odisha state on India's east coast, currently being deluged by heavy storms. It is one of the strongest cyclones to have hit India in the last 20 years, according to the Indian government’s meteorological department. Above: Government initiated evacuation process in Puri, Odisha. From April 30, it has been an extremely severe cyclonic storm, the first of the 2019 season. Reader in Operations & Supply Chain Management, Brunel University London, Director, Country Relations and Business Affairs - New Delhi, ICRISAT, CGIAR System Organization. By 2001, Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force was also set up to conduct rescue operations and distribute relief. This is the result of a very effective strategy of disaster preparation and quick responding. This, after all, is a state where the average income is less than US$5 a day. Photos courtesy of SEEDS. The India Meteorological Department has built an effective service to predict accurate timings of cyclone formation in the Bay of Bengal and when it will make landfall along India’s coastline. Storm surges and powerful winds reaching 125mph blew off roofs, damaged power lines and uprooted countless trees. These impacts are having cascading effects throughout the entire local economy, highlighting the need for increased pre-event mitigation. As a result, though 64 people lost their lives, loss of life was dramatically minimized in comparison to the 1999 event. Above: Destruction caused by Cyclone Fani. These successes illustrate the value of learning from disaster events to build resilience. With ‘extremely severe’ cyclone Fani making landfall in Odisha yesterday, life has been significantly disrupted in several areas of the state. 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